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Bengaluru: The Directorate of Minorities of the Government of Karnataka has announced a stipend for food and accommodation for minority students. Under the scheme the students from Muslim, Christian, Jain, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsi communities will be offered a stipend of Rs. 1,500 per month for those who could not get accommodation in Backward Communities and Minorities (BCM) Hostels run by the Department. Last date for application is November 30, 2015. The stipend is permissible for 10 months in a year.
The stipend would be given under the new Minority Vidyasri Scheme which has been launched this year. The applicants should be pursuing post-Matric course in a government or Private-aided or Unaided Colleges and enrolled for the year 2015-16. The application can be downloaded from the official website www.gokdom.kar.nic.in (By A Staff Writer)